enjoy your last week of summer vacation!
Blythewood Bengals for their win over Richland 1!
Now you Know...The
answer to last week's question: The Langford-Wilson House at
110 McNulty Street was owned by Miss Frances A. Powell. She
was the first female Postmaster in Blythewood. After 1919 the
building was occupied as a grocery store and later as a post
office in the early years of H.B. McLean's term as postmaster.
It was also a branch of the Richland County Public
Library in the early 1940s. Bob M. was the first to write in
the correct answer! Thanks for reading the newsletter!
Did you Know...In 1901 George Shealy Langford
was born to Clark and Kizzie Langford ( Langford Road
namesakes...also found out that Langford Road and Blythewood Roads
were paved in 1939). George graduated from Blythewood School in
1917 and went to Clemson. He later published over 100
scientific articles and finished his career as the Maryland State
_________. What was his job?
FREE HEALTH CARE SERVICES ON AUGUST 8-9 IN COLUMBIA – For those who need medical
or eye care services but do not have the means
to pay for them, the SC Mission 2014 Midlands will be offering
diagnostic medical care and comprehensive eye care for free on a
first-come, first-served basis at the State Fairgrounds. Hours are Friday, 8/8 from 6 AM to 6 PM, and Saturday, 6 AM to
noon. Services are available for ages 17 and up (no pediatric care is being offered), and no
documentation or ID is necessary to receive services. For more
info, call 803-296-2900 or visit www.scmissionmidlands.com.
Saturday, August 16, 2014, BlythewoodHigh School
Swim Booster Club is holding a Flapjack Fundraiser at the
Applebee’s on 10102 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223. From 8am to
10am, Applebee’s will be serving up short stacks of pancakes for a
Tall cause. Funds raised will be used to support the swim program. To purchase tickets call 803-553-1840 or 803-730-7717
flapjacks, further support the swim team with a $5 car wash at the same
Applebee's (parking lot) from 10:00 to 2:00. Donations welcomed. Call 803-553-1840 or
803-730-7717 for more information.
Blythewood Electric Vehicle Demo Day Test drive plug-in electric cars on Saturday, August 16 from 10am to 2 pm at the Sharpe Shoppe Exxon, Comfort Inn Blythewood ,
and Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Blythewood. This is a
free event open to the public, but online registration is
encouraged to help manage the event logistics and update
participants. Register for free online at http://blythewood-ev-demo-day.eventbrite.com
Blythewood Library is calling all children, teens and adults to bring in
their completed summer learning challenge booklet by August 16th to
receive your prize.
forget the Family Storytime for all ages, every Friday
through August 29th, 10:30-11:00am.
Share stories, songs and fun for the whole family!
invited to the First- Ever
Blythewood Bike Parade! Saturday,
August16th, Trinity United
Methodist Church Parking lot. Children/youth up to 12 years ,
little ones in wagons and strollers and all ages in wheelchairs are
welcome to register for $5. Prizes awarded for the best
decorated entries. To register or for more information visit:
or email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blythewood Youth Baseball and Softball League fall registration is on now
through August 22. Practice starts August 25th with the season games beginning September 8th.
For registration information go to www.BYBSL.org
ready for the Third Annual
Big Grab-43 Mile Yard Sale coming
to Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro September 5th and 6th. Individuals
and businesses can be sponsors for $20 or $50. Go to Blythewood
Arts Center, Cotton Yard Market in Ridgeway or the Winnsboro,
Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce for information.
Don't forget our beautiful Doko Manor
to book your family reunions, weddings, birthday and graduation
parties, baby showers and business meetings! Give us a call
for information or look on-line at the Town of Blythewood website
under Doko Manor.
Also...Think about honoring a special person in your family
by adopting a tree to be put in Doko Meadows. A beautiful memorial
plaque would be placed on the tree. Email Kristi Coggins at email@example.com
for more information.